Accountant Jobs in Shelton, CT

Develop and maintain financial records. Accountants compile and compute business budgets, implement accounts payable and receivable, and develop reports in order to determine ways to slash costs and boost income. They are also in charge of the paying the company’s taxes and completing returns in a timely and accurate manner.

Accountants need a strong technical understanding of software like QuickBooks or SAP Business Suite. They should also be skilled at creating and reading charts/diagrams, interpreting statistics, prioritizing, and multitasking.

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Intuit - Bridgeport, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
What you'll bring A Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
2 days ago
New Haven, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
Key responsibilities Preparing monthly journal entries Executing other related duties and partaking in special projects as assigned Log data Ensuring that accounts contained in the general ledger are...
1 day ago
Intuit - New Haven, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
What you'll bring A Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
2 days ago
Intuit - Bridgeport, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
What you'll bring * Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
2 days ago
Norwalk, CT (20 miles from Shelton, CT)
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1) Assist in month end close by recording journal entries and reconciliations, etc 2) Review and improve process controls and/or assist in system implementations...
1 day ago
Intuit - Waterbury, CT (17 miles from Shelton, CT)
What you'll bring A Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
2 days ago
Intuit - Danbury, CT (18 miles from Shelton, CT)
What you'll bring A Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
1 day ago
Intuit - New Haven, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
What you'll bring Must possess active unrestricted credential: EA (Enrolled Agent), CPA (Certified Public Accountant), or Practicing Attorney with strong tax preparation experience and extensive knowledge...
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Creative Financial Staffing - Shelton, CT
SENIOR ACCOUNTANT Responsibilities: Compile and analyze financial information to prepare entries to general ledger accounts. Handle month-end, quarter-end and year-end closing activities....
4 days ago
Maplewood Senior Living LLC - Bridgeport, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
balance sheet accounts and analyzing discrepancies Perform variance analysis of general ledger accounts Prepare financial statements and supporting schedules according to monthly close schedule Lead...
6 days ago
Creative Financial Staffing - New Haven, CT (10 miles from Shelton, CT)
About the Company and Opportunity: Our client is a well-known Construction Property Management organization They are looking to add a Commercial Property Accountant and offer a structured path of professional...
6 days ago
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. - Southington, CT (23 miles from Shelton, CT)
Responsibilities Create recurring journal entries based on standard monthly support as well as be point person for any ad-hoc entries Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for the team to review, answer...
6 days ago
Shelton, CT
The Staff, Tax Accountant will be responsible for assisting the Manager, Tax Compliance & Controversy with the completion of the US federal and state income tax returns for the US filing group....
7 days ago
Furnished Quarters - Westport, CT (16 miles from Shelton, CT)
Prepares month end closing documents; year-end closing; annual audit prep work Qualifications and Skills Bachelor Degree in Accounting, Hospitality or other business related degree required. 5-7 previous...
7 days ago
United Capital Corp. - Danbury, CT (18 miles from Shelton, CT)
Accepted Accounting Principles. * Ambitious and motivated. * Strong written and oral communication skills * Ability to work in a fast pass environment. * Accuracy and attention to detail. * Bachelor...
7 days ago

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Salary for Accountant Jobs in Shelton, CT

This is the average annual salary for Accountant jobs in Shelton, CT as reported by the BLS.

$78,099

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Accountant positions.

Highest Education Level

Accountants in Shelton, CT offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (54.0%)
  • Master's Degree (27.5%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.9%)
  • High School or GED (5.5%)
  • Vocational or Certification (4.0%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.0%)
  • Some College (0.8%)
  • Some High School (0.2%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Accountants in Shelton, CT
  • 2-4 years (47.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (22.4%)
  • None (7.8%)
  • 1-2 years (7.0%)
  • 6-8 years (6.1%)
  • 4-6 years (5.6%)
  • 10+ years (2.2%)
  • 8-10 years (1.8%)

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